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Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Breast Cancer

January 12, 2016 – Today, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted its final recommendation statement on screening for breast cancer. To view the final recommendation statement, evidence reviews, and modeling reports, please go here. For a quick summary of the final recommendations, please watch this video.

The USPSTF also developed materials to help health care professionals, stakeholders, and the general public understand and communicate about its final recommendation statement. These materials include a video that briefly summarizes the final recommendations, answers to frequently-asked questions, a news bulletin, and a topic backgrounder. We hope you share and use these materials and that you find them useful. All of these materials can be found at

The final recommendation statement and an accompanying editorial by the USPSTF can also be found in the January 12, 2016 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

Current as of: January 2020

Internet Citation: Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Breast Cancer. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. January 2016.

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